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Covering housing and economic trends of all points surrounding the RTP / RDU (Research Triangle Park), including the major markets of Cary, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Chapel Hill, Durham and Johnston County.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
On several of my profiles, it says "GRITS" - and if you know me, you know I'm a Girl Raised In The South... but there's more to that expression, and I thought I should share THAT part of GRIT with you. The Conditioning Coach at UVa was quoted recently as he spoke about his freshmen: “That’s been ...
08/24/2010
My daddy always says that we "Get Rural Fast" in North Carolina... one minute you can be neighborhood after neighborhood, and 25 minutes later you are in the country! This works well for those who are looking for a home with no down payment requirements! Every square mile of 73 North Carolina cou...
08/22/2010
There are several interesting conversations going on about the value, use and implications of the newest Facebook Feature - Places.  This is a geo-location tool (think Four Square, Tri Out, or the Geo Locator on Twitter), and with all things Facebook... you probably want to see how your security ...
08/20/2010
We wanted to showcase some of the GREAT Bloggers we have coming to REBarCampRDU this year so we are starting the FIRST Carolina Real Estate Blog Brawl!  In Southern Tradition we expect some "jawin'" from the folks who are entered - but we think it will be a ton of fun! We will pair 16 Blogs off ...
08/04/2010
5713 Edgebury Road Raleigh, NC 27613 Open Transitional Turn key home Home   Photo Gallery   Virtual Tour   Property Map   Payment Info   Request Showing   Contact Me   Karen Barbour Office: 919 931-1939 Mobile: 9199311939 Website: Visit Website Price : $197,000 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.5 Squar...
07/29/2010
We are setting up #REBCRDU for September 10 in Raleigh, and as part of the event we wanted to give folks some ideas about who will be coming to REBarCamp in Raleigh - and help them get involved in the conversation on Twitter. We try to follow everyone who signs up and tells us that they have a Tw...
07/28/2010
At the end of this week European Regulators will report on the strength of Banks there.  I thought this was REALLY funny about the possible 16% writeoff of Greek Debt.  Better than expected news on the health of banks and the government debt could move mortgage rates higher later this week, stay ...
07/20/2010
In the first 10 days of having registration open... we will have at least 100 people registered!  We are also going to hold the very first Carolina Real Estate Blog Brawl contest!  We are so fortunate to have so many great bloggers in North Carolina, like Penny Hull with Stanton Homes, who are w...
07/14/2010
We had some clients over the weekend call and tell us that even though they are under contract to purchase a home... they found a different home they want to now purchase! "We talked to our agent... "Can't You Just Turn Me Down?"  Ugh, No.  Positively no.  Will not issue a turndown letter when I ...
07/12/2010
On February 15, 2010 The Federal Housing Administration adopted new appraisal guidelines that include "geographic competency" requirements.  Effective June 30, 2010 Fannie Mae adopted similar requirements, a move that we think is important. The HVCC ruling came from NY Attorney General Cuomo and...
07/07/2010
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